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Nigeria: Fire razes three-storey building in Kano

Nigeria: Fire razes three-storey building in Kano

The Kano State Fire Service said on Tuesday evening that fire had razed the entire last floor of a three-storey building at No.1 Warri Road in Sabon Gari, Kano. Spokesman of the service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, who confirmed the incident

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Mahama deliberately causing fear ahead of election 2020 – NPP

Mahama deliberately causing fear ahead of election 2020 – NPP

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) says former President John Dramani Mahama and the National Democratic Congress are trying to cause tensions ahead of the 2020 elections in light of recent pronouncements on security issues. The party at a press conference on Tuesday

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Lady Gaga’s engagement to fiance, Christian Carino crashes

Lady Gaga’s engagement to fiance, Christian Carino crashes

Popular singer, Lady Gaga has ended her engagement with talent agent fiance, Christian Carino. The two years engagement was said to have crashed before Valentine’s day celebration. Sources confirmed Gaga’s split to People magazine saying “It just didn’t work out.

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3 workers die after electrocution in Kyebi

3 workers die after electrocution in Kyebi

Thirteen workers of Jerfix International Company were electrocuted while mounting billboards at Asikam, near Kyebi. Three of them, Kwadwo Wadasi, aged 25; Joshua Oboye, 20 and Agyei Taller, 40, died on arrival at the Kibi Government Hospital. The bodies of the

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I know nothing about party office shooting – Joseph Yamin

I know nothing about party office shooting – Joseph Yamin

A former Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister has expressed shock at being linked to the deadly shooting at his party’s office at Kumasi in the Ashanti region. Joseph Yamin and the former Municipal Chief Executive Officer of Ejisu-Juaben, Afrifa Yamoah-Ponkoh have

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Electricity tariffs already high; no need for upward review – AGI

Electricity tariffs already high; no need for upward review – AGI

Ghana’s electricity tariffs are among the highest in West Africa, the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has said – noting that any upward adjustment will be detrimental to the fortunes of Industry. While calling for reliable and efficient service delivery,

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Cobbler sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for defilement

Cobbler sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for defilement

A 21-year-old cobbler convicted for defiling and impregnating a 13-year-old girl has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour by the Juaso Circuit Court in the Asante-Akim South District. Kofi Boamah caused laughter in court when he prayed

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Nigerian hairdresser remanded for human trafficking

Nigerian hairdresser remanded for human trafficking

A 29-year-old Nigerian hairdresser who allegedly trafficked a girl from Nigeria to Ghana to engage in prostitution has been remanded into Police custody by an Accra Circuit Court. Omotola Daramola charged with human trafficking pleaded not guilty before the court

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ACEP faults GNPC’s plan to spend $43m on CSR but $20m on core mandate in 2019

ACEP faults GNPC’s plan to spend $43m on CSR but $20m on core mandate in 2019

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has raised concerns about plans by the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) to spend far less on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) than on its core mandate in 2019. In a detailed report that

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24,000 acres of forest reserve at Upper Denkyira depleted by Chinese ‘galamseyers’

24,000 acres of forest reserve at Upper Denkyira depleted by Chinese ‘galamseyers’

24,000 acres of forest reserve at Diaso in the Upper Denkyira West District of the Central Region has been devirginized by illegal Chinese miners. A task force found the illegal miners at the Aminase Forest Range Reserve arresting the twelve

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